Academic Test Prep Program

Academic Test Preparation Programs

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Test Prep: ACT, SAT, TSI, GED, GRE

Texas A&M University-Kingsville understands the vital role these exams on a student's future. Properly prepared students are more likely to perform to their highest potential and Test Preparation at TAMUK is here to assist students in the South Texas area to meet their potential through our Academic Test Prep Programs. Our learning Test Prep Programs offer intensive classroom training in a variety of formats that work best for each individual student’s learning style.

ACT: Your ACT composite score, together with your high school grades, indicates how prepared you are for college. In addition, the scores from the various sections of the ACT will help your college place you in the right classes, matching your skills with course requirements.

SAT: The SAT is designed to assess your academic readiness for college. This exam provides a path to opportunities, financial support, and scholarships, in a way that's fair to all students. The SAT keeps pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century.

GRE: GRE scores are used to assess the suitability of applicants for graduate-level study across many different subject areas. Some departments may ask applicants to take one of the GRE Subject Tests, while others require the General Test. The Subject Tests assess knowledge in a particular field, while the General Test assesses verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing.

GED: GED measure proficiency in science, mathematics, social studies, reading, and writing. Passing the GED test gives those who do not complete high school, or who do not meet requirements for high school diploma, the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency credential, also called a high school equivalency diploma, general equivalency diploma a high-school degree awarded by a series of examinations.

TSI: The purpose of the new examination is to assess your academic ability in order to correctly identify your course sequence. The TSI Assessment will determine your preparation level for the subjects of reading, writing, and math.

Test Taking Strategies

  • Introduction to the Exam

  • Question Formats

  • Time Management

 Quantitative Subjects

  • Comparisons

  • Picking numbers

  • Equations

 Verbal Subjects

  • Analogies

  • Sentence Completion

  • Critical Reading

The Academic Test Prep Programs are held during the academic year to provide students the confidence to choose the exam date at their peak performance.  The extended courses lead to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our qualified instructors.

Testing Tentative Schedule

ACT Test Dates SAT Test Dates TSI Test Dates GED Test Dates 

GRE Test Dates

Sept 10, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Sept 2, 2016
Sept 13, 2016
Sept 30, 2016

Open Test Dates:
GED Test Date Website

Open Test Dates:
GRE Test Date Website
Oct 22, 2016 Nov 5, 2016     
Dec 10, 2016 Dec 3, 2016  
Feb 11, 2017 Jan 21, 2017  
Apr 8, 2017 Mar 11, 2017  
Jun 10, 2017 May 6, 2017  
  Jun 3, 2017    
*All test are offered and located at TAMUK through the Academic Testing Center

Pricing

Course Cost Start Date* Length Days Time(s)

One-on-One GED
Test Prep Review

$18/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled Mon - Thurs
Sat
8 AM - 12 PM
1 PM - 5 PM
9 AM - 2 PM
One-on-One TSI
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled Mon - Thurs
Sat
3 PM - 7 PM
9 AM - 2 PM
One-on-One ACT
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled Mon - Thurs
Sat
3 PM - 7 PM
9 AM - 2 PM
One-on-One SAT
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled Mon - Thurs
Sat

3 PM - 7 PM
9 AM - 2 PM

One-on-One GRE
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled Mon - Thurs
Sat

8 AM - 12 PM
1 PM - 5 PM
9 AM - 2 PM

*These are one-on-one course(s) are scheduled to the availability of the participant(s) and the instructor.

Registration

The One-on-One courses are based on the participant and instructor's availability. Please complete the Pre-Registration form. Once submitted, we will contact you in a timely manner to confirm details and get you started with the registration process.

Payment

Please pay via Marketplace or come by our office.

*Only credit/debit card or checks accepted.*

Non-Refundable Application Fee

All programs have a non-refundable registration fee added to the total program costs. 

Amount of Participant(s) Fee
1 $15.00
2 $22.00
3 $30.00

In order to reserve a spot for the program, the participant's first session must be paid for in advance.

This page was last updated on: July 24, 2017